Written By: Robyn Shulman
Microsoft has a host of amazing free technology services for teachers. For example, teachers can create games, turn their computers into virtual telescopes, and find lesson plans for every grade level. All of these services are FREE! Microsoft also offers many student discounts.
Take a look at some of these interesting sites:
- Kodu Game Lab
- Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011
- Microsoft Mathematics 4.0
- Microsoft Math Worksheet Generator (I love this one)
- Office Add-Ins for Moodle
- Microsoft Interactive Classroom
- Microsoft Mouse Mischief
- Microsoft Math Add In
- Chemistry Add In for Word
- Windows Live Movie Maker
- Research Auto Collage (Great for group projects)
- Photosynth (Go anywhere around the world)
- Photo Story
- Bing Maps
- Bing Translator (Great for ESL/Bilingual classes and/or learning a language)
- Worldwide Telescope (I love this one too)
- Live Skydrive
- Research Bing Search
Here are some exclusive student discounts as well:
Buy a PC for College get an Xbox 360 for free from the Microsoft Store! Offer extended thru 9.24!
Student Exclusive Discount-take up to $100 off our top PCs from the Microsoft Store
Student Exclusive Discount-Up your game for less: get a special price on Xbox LIVEfrom the Microsoft Store!
Student Exclusive Discount-Office Professional Academic 2010- Full upgrade version at a special student only price: $99.95 from the Microsoft Store!